A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 123 km ENE of `Ohonua, Tonga (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ghii. Event ids that are associated: us1000ghii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:06 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 07:26:06 / August 26, 2018 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.8617° West, -20.8821° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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